• Preparations for Algarve A22 tolls in Autumn

    As the new Government seems intent on introducing tolls on the remaining SCUT roads throughout Portugal, including the Algarve’s A22, from September, residents and tourists need to plan ahead in order to comply with the pricing structure.A spokesman from Via Verde, the company responsible
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  • Portimão Portugal Match Cup

    Portimão is an integral part of the “World Match Racing Tour”, with the Portimão Portugal Match Cup, one of the most important sailing competitions in the world, being attended by some of the best “match race” skippers and crews. Taking place simultaneously
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  • Blue flags for the Algarve beaches

    The Algarve will soon be the region flying the most Blue Flags along its coast in the country, with a total of 74 beaches being awarded the distinction, which recognises their water quality, cleanliness, safety and services, this year. A further reason to celebrate is the fact that three Alg
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  • Vilamoura Equestrian Circuit

    Showjumping Competitions are events that have been making their mark in Vilamoura in recent years. Placing it firmly on the map of major horse-riding events internationally and making it a top quality destination for the practice of equestrian sports. Consisting of twelve International Showjumpi
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  • Fiesa 2011 opens April 15th

    Fiesa, the International Festival of Sand Sculptures, will open to the public on April 15. Sand sculptures have started taking shape in the Fiesa grounds near Pêra with several international artists working to bring to life the popular Algarve festival. Animalândia (The Animal Kin
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  • Algarve A22 Toll Suspended

    The portuguese government announced Wednesday, April 6 that plans to introduce tolls on the A22 and three other SCUT roads in Portugal have been suspended.The controversial decision that would see tolls being implemented on the Algarve’s Via do Infante (A22) on April 15 has now been postpon
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  • Enjoy Pure Fun in the Sun

    Located at the southern tip of Portugal, the Algarve is a pleasure to visit year round. The golden sandy beaches on the coast offer a sun-soaked paradise while perched villages offer peace and quiet for those who want to get away from life’s stresses and strains.   Lots of Things To
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  • The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall to visit Portugal

    Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, are due to make an official visit to Portugal from 28 until 30 March. In a statement from Clarence House on Monday it said: “The British Government has asked The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall to undertake official
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  • Loule, the Capital of Carnival in Algarve

    Portugal’s oldest street carnival will be in full swing on 6, 7 and 8 March along central Loulé’s Avenida José da Costa Mealha with the theme ‘E Nós Por Cá’, a satirical look at Portuguese society, politics and the problems the country is cu
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  • A Few Reasons to Visit Algarve

    Flights to Faro for the Algarve have recently increased and here are some of the reasons why this will be a popular decision with holidaymakers this year. Algarve Winery Due to the Algarve’s exceptional climate and rich soil, the region is suitable for wine growing. The Tartessians a
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